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16 April 2015| Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News

16 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
Scottish government grants farm payment extension

The Scottish deadline for farmers and crofters to submit their Single Application Form (SAF) has been extended, under flexibility from the EU, until J...


16 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Maintain fungicide use to protect yields

In stark contrast to spring 2014 growers across the country are reporting crops to be generally clean of disease. This will undoubtedly come as welcom...


EU grains close lower, following US weekend rains

EU grains closed mostly lower, following the US wheat market down after weekend rains in the US breadbasket states of Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas prove...


Wheat market 'crashes sharply lower' on beneficial US weekend rains

Soycomplex Beans continue to grind a touch lower, and have now fallen for 6 of the past 7 sessions. Demand for US beans continues to slip towards t...


Spray docks in silage crops now

The best time to tackle dock infestations in silage crops is before first cut according to Andy Bailey, grassland agronomy specialist for Dow AgroScie...


EU grains close higher; Europe 'not good' on the export front

EU grains closed higher on the day, but generally lower for the week, with the exception of Paris rapeseed. At the finish, May 15 London wheat was ...


New John Deere trailed sprayer at Cereals 2015

A new high specification 4400-litre capacity trailed sprayer from John Deere will be making its UK show debut at Cereals 2015 in June. The R944i mo...


Farmers advised to drive red diesel savings into grass care

Barenbrug UK, a leading provider of agricultural grass and forage seed mixtures, is heading to Grassland UK 2015 in May with a strong message for live...


Livestock farmers urged to use safe grazing to prevent parasite problems this spring

Livestock farmers are urged to reduce pasture contamination by planning grazing and anthelmintic control in sheep and lambs now, to decrease the risk ...


Kuhn to launch new drill at Cereals 2015

Kuhn Farm Machinery will be using this year’s Cereals event to officially launch a new 6-metre minimum tillage drill that is capable of being pulled b...


Taking a positive outlook on EU crop protection

Following two very successful years, the “BCPC Congress – EU Regulatory Affairs” will again be taking place at the Hilton Metropole, Brighton, UK on 6...


10 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
EASAC Study on effects of neonicotinoids

NFU Vice President Guy Smith said: “This research is not new and relies heavily on lab-based studies which are not reflective of what has been seen in...


Action needed to boost farmgate prices in period of 'extreme uncertainty', farm groups warn

There is a 'desperate need' to improve farmgate returns given low incomes and the uncertainty facing the industry over the coming years, the Farmers' ...


9 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
OSR damage risks early Sclerotinia infection

Rapid stem extension, after a slow start to spring, is likely to create splits in oilseed rape plant stems that could increase the risk of Sclerotinia...


Farmers must not be penalised with late payments, NFU says

The RPA and Defra must remain fully focused on making BPS payments in December, the NFU said today. Despite numerous meetings with senior RPA and D...



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